Technologynews making the rounds-Week 40, 2015

Microsoft Azure beating AWS and Google Cloud Platform in India

Microsoft is the first big cloud to begin operations in India. The news was revealed at Microsoft’s Azurecon, a virtual conference related to Azure. Azure is the tech giant’s hyperscale cloud platform which gives consumers unlimited computing capabilities. Microsoft Azure is growing fast and moving towards the $ 7 billion mark this year.

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Self-ServiceBig Data – The next big thing?

Adoption of Hadoop has been limited because the program was not designed for speed, security and ease of use for end users. An online analytics processing (OLAP) cube that rests on top of Hadoop offers a logical and user-friendly way to access data. It stores Hadoop data in a multi-dimensional form which can be utilized for a variety of reporting. It can also work well with established software such as Excel and Tableau. The end users need not necessarily be data scientists to leverage this platform. They can use the analytics in self-service mode.
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Google makes all the right moves at the Nexus event

The Nexus event has excited all the Android fan boys (including me) for the right reasons. While the two new Nexus phones – Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P – were the highlight of the event, the event was the real coming of age of the Android ecosystem. More than ever before, the slew of Android devices – phones, tablets, TV and even speakers gel together wonderfully creating the ‘ultimate Android experience’.

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How EnterpriseCollaboration impacts the future of healthcare?

Slack, an enterprise collaboration app has reached $ 2.8 billion evaluation in just two years. How will Slack impact the future of healthcare? It enables direct communication with your healthcare service provider. It also helps you bring in health records, files, and protected health information in one secure place and keep it there forever. While these possibilities can enhance the healthcare experience, it is necessary to build the infrastructure to support sharing, permissions and security.

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